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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Ermine Way, Arrington

Guide Price £525,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Grade II Listed Single Storey Residence
  • Local Historical Importance
  • Extended & Fully Refurbished
  • Many Original Unique Features
  • Two Reception Rooms with Feature Barrel Ceilings
  • Refitted Kitchen & Bathroom
  • Wonderful Gardens & Grounds
  • Part of Wimpole Estate
  • No Onward Chain

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

DESCRIPTION The French House was designed by the world renowned architect, Sir John Soane, famous for his construction of the Bank of England, he was also credited with the great improvements to Wimpole Hall. Whilst in the Estates' employment he designed and built a number of cottages, The French House being the only survivor. Constructed in the 1790's the property was extended in the 1940's and more recently by the current owners around 13 years ago and fully refurbished. Great care has been taken to preserve the original features and the conversion blends seamlessly with all the modern comforts associated with contemporary family life. The two reception rooms boast fabulous barrel ceilings with an open fireplace shared by both rooms and the kitchen and bathroom have been refitted. The gardens and grounds measure approximately 0.6 acres and are within the Wimpole Estate with wonderful views over woodland and undulating countryside. 

WIDE PANELLED AND GLAZED ENTRANCE DOOR OPENING TO  

SPACIOUS ENTRANCE HALL with cloaks cupboard, roof space access, skylight, radiator. 

CLOAKROOM fitted with a white 2 piece suite comprising low level WC, hand wash basin with tiled splash back, fitted book shelving, extractor fan and down lighters. 

SITTING ROOM with feature barrel ceiling, French doors to front aspect and window to side plus a further circular window to front. Attractive double sided wood burning stove set on a slate hearth with wooden mantle and surround, solid oak flooring, wall lights, radiator, door to: 

DINING ROOM with feature barrel ceiling, window to rear and side aspect, window seat over concealed radiator, attractive double sided wood burning stove set on a slate hearth with wooden mantle and surround, solid oak flooring, fitted storage cupboard, wall lights, radiator. 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM with French doors and two windows to rear aspect, fitted with an attractive range of base level and wall mounted storage cupboards and drawers, ample fitted solid wood working surfaces with inset butler sink with tiled splash back, oil fired Rayburn serving hot water and heating, integrated fridge, space for dishwasher, further wall mounted eye level and base units, part tiles walls, quarry tiled flooring, access to roof space, inset down lighters, radiator. 

BEDROOM 1 with window to rear and side aspect, fitted wardrobe cupboards, radiator. 

BEDROOM 2 with window to front and side aspect, radiator. 

BEDROOM 3 with window to side aspect, roof space access, radiator. 

BATHROOM fitted with a 3 piece suite comprising panelled bath with shower unit above and drencher shower head, dual flush low level WC, vanity hand wash basin with tiled splash back and cupboards below, airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder with slatted shelving below, heated towel rail, extractor fan.

 

OUTSIDE the property is set back from the road and screened by hedging, a gravel driveway provides ample parking. There are lawned gardens on all sides with well stocked flower and shrub beds, a wide and varied selection of trees, a decked patio, vegetable patch, two timber sheds, wildlife garden and all backing onto National Trust woodland with views towards the Folly. To fully appreciate the beauty of the gardens viewing is strongly recommended. 

EXTERNAL STUDIO/LAUNDRY ROOM Studio area - French doors to side aspect, window to front and rear, fitted desk and shelving, roof space access.

Utility area - two windows to rear aspect, fitted working surface with inset single sink unit, cupboard below, space for fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. 

AGENT'S NOTE The property is leasehold, the National Trust are the freeholder.

A new lease of 99 years will be available to the Purchaser. 

Ground rent is £260 per annum.

Buildings insurance re-charge is currently circa £240 per annum.

Extension of the lease is available by separate negotiation. 


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Added on Rightmove:
26 March 2019

Nearest stations

  • Shepreth (4.5 mi)
  • Meldreth (4.8 mi)
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1 & 2 Clifton Road, Cambridge, CB1 7EA

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Nearest stations

  • Shepreth (4.5 mi)
  • Meldreth (4.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Cheffins Residential, Cambridge - Sales

1 & 2 Clifton Road, Cambridge, CB1 7EA

01223 787058 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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